Evansville, IN (population: 115,666) has one allied health school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Western Kentucky University has a total student population of 20,712. It is the 1859th highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College).
Allied Health students from Evansville schools who go on to become allied health professionals, physicians, nurses, forensic nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists make on average $72,310 per year and there are about 98,330 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Evansville-KY area alone, there are 50 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average salary of $53,520. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $69,830/yr and there are 480 employed.
Evansville lies in Vanderburgh county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Evansville-KY area has 168,010 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $18.49/hr average worker wage, and a $38,450 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.858 out of every 1000 jobs in Evansville are held by medical and health services managers, and 0.297/1000 are held by clinical, counseling, and school psychologists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Kentucky University ends up costing a student $9,729/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Evansville|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||27.0 miles|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||92.3 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||95.7 miles|